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Waitomo Day Trip with Option to Add Hobbiton from Auckland

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    Stop At: Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943 New Zealand

    Here you will experience The Waitomo Cave option you have selected:
    Glowworms - Includes Waitomo Glowworm Caves Only with free time to explore in Waitomo and Hobbiton
    2 Caves - For this option you will have a 45 minute Waitomo Glowworm Cave Tour and also a 2 Hour Ruakri Cave Tour
    Black Labyrinth - For this option you will be given a rubber ring and guided down the Waitomo Glowworm Caves.
    Waitomo Glowworm Caves
    Here we'll enjoy a tour of amazing natural wonder and meet the thousands of little glowworms that turn these dark caverns into gorgeous turquoise tunnels! These unique creatures are only found in New Zealand and welcome you to explore their subterranean home.
    Ride a boat beneath thousands of twinkling glowworms in the famous Waitomo Caves. We'll also have free time here to explore on our own
    Ruakuri Caves
    For passengers adding on Ruakuri, you will take a short journey from Waitomo to Ruakuri. Here you Experience the spectacular spiral entrance to Ruakuri Cave. Marvel at the incredible limestone formations and crystal tapestries in an intimate group.
    The original Waitomo black water rafting tour will have you exploring and tubing through the mysterious Ruakuri Cave. Here you will be given a rubber tube, and you will be taken on an unreal underground adventure you will never forget. Float down the underground river in rubber tubes while admiring the glowworm displays above!

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road Matamata, Hinuera 3472 New Zealand

    This is only included if chosen in your ticket option price.
    Head to one of the most famous sites in New Zealand: Hobbiton! Follow an expert guide as they lead you through this expansive and amazing village! We'll see all the great and memorable sites from the Shire, including the Green Dragon Inn and field where Bilbo's birthday party was held! Along the way they'll provide exclusive commentary about the films and set, as well as the interesting characters who've visited the set over the years. They will even help take photos of you besides the miniature homes and gardens.
    Finish the tour at The Green Dragon, where you can enjoy a pint of Girdley Fine Grain, Oatbarton, Sackville cider, or Frogmorton Ginger Beer (own expense)!

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    What a great experience! Headfirst made it extremely easy to travel by yourself especially when you don't know where you are going! Got picked up in an easy location and drop off was the same! Also met really cool people during the trip! Would highly...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank eviestrang
    Reviewed 4 March 2019

    Before 7am, the driver was arguing with a passenger. In addition, the driver (Yang) has such a THICK accent when he was giving us instructions, I could barely understand him. I grew up in NYC, the city of accents... had to listen intently to understand...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank cclarke617
    Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

    This was a really well rounded trip. The convenience of everything being handled for you was a huge boon. Everything is taken care of when you reach the destination and you don’t have to stress about anything and can just enjoy. The only thing that...More

    Thank jackrriordan
    Reviewed 21 January 2019

    If you are planning to take one of the Waitomo Day trip in conjunction with Hobbiton Movie set from Auckland, there are planty of travel agencies offering about almost the same price range and itineraries. Definitely recommend to study carefully before making your reservation. Don’t...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    1  Thank kevintse94122
    Reviewed 1 October 2018

    Waitomo is amazing specially if you choose the "wet option". The guides are amazing, they create a friendly environment. Finishing the trip with Hobbiton is great! Everything is well organized. Thank you guys!!

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank Relax821322
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